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Old Jan 14, 2005, 06:34 PM
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Douglas F3D Skynight


Anyone ever build one of these as a sloper? I've been mulling it over at my desk at work. Looks like a good candidate for PSS with the straight wings at mid fuse.
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Old Jan 14, 2005, 07:06 PM
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Too Pudgy!!!??
Old Jan 14, 2005, 08:04 PM
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Are you prejudiced against overweight planes? Can't we all get along? The frontal view doesn't seem any worse than some other PSS planes.
Old Jan 14, 2005, 08:14 PM
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No fuse too fat
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"No fuse too fat". That's my motto. Looks like a cool plane! When will the molds be ready?

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Old Jan 14, 2005, 08:22 PM
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I'm almost ready to maiden....JK
Old Jan 14, 2005, 08:32 PM
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haha.. the fattest fuse would be a GEE BE (spelled wrong?) sloper.. hahaha... I could just see that thing flying...
Old Jan 15, 2005, 11:14 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Brian Koester
Are you prejudiced against overweight planes? Can't we all get along? The frontal view doesn't seem any worse than some other PSS planes.
Hey I built the "Mig"-- I'll bet it has a bigger cross section than even your baby! Let's see it fly! Chuck it off at Fermin today!!
Old Jan 15, 2005, 12:25 PM
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Tryin not to be a hack!!
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I love it.... ever since TFLG made that P-59 Aircomet, Im liking the heavy ham look!!!
Ive been collecting pics on the Skynight for awhile now, its on the list!!

FAT..... IS WHERE ITS AT!!
Old Jan 15, 2005, 12:49 PM
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I like it!
My success with swept wing slopers has been poor.. Willy the Whale has enough wing to fly well.


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